Tag Archives: Backcountry

Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking in Ontario Parks

I’ve rented canoes and kayaks throughout Ontario, at Ontario Parks’ campgrounds. I’ve also had my own canoe for many years. Here are some safety tips that may be useful to those of you who are new to canoeing or kayaking … Continue reading

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Camping During Thunderstorms and other Severe Weather Conditions

I have camped through many thunderstorms over the years, and the same question always comes up: What do you do when there is a bad thunderstorm with lightning, heavy winds, or hail? Do you stay in the tent, go to … Continue reading

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